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Name Yuu Yuu Hakusho Gaiden
System Genesis - Mega Drive
Year 1994
Developer Sega
Genre Fighting

Yuu Yuu Hakusho Gaiden is a Sega Genesis Mega Drive game released in Japan only in 1994. It is based on the popular manga and anime series of the same name. The game focuses on the adventures of Yusuke Urameshi, a teenage delinquent who dies and is brought back to life as a Spirit Detective. He must use his newfound powers to investigate paranormal activity and protect humans from demons and other supernatural threats.

The game follows the story of the original manga and anime, with Yusuke teaming up with his friends Kuwabara, Kurama, Hiei, Botan, and Genkai to battle against evil forces led by Yomi and Sensui. The player controls Yusuke in side-scrolling levels across various locations such as Makai (demon world), Genkai's training ground, Yomi's castle, and other places. The player must also complete mini-games such as quizzes or races in order to progress through the levels.

The gameplay consists of platforming elements mixed with RPG elements such as item collection, leveling up characters’ stats like attack power or defense points, gaining new abilities like fireballs or energy beams for combat, using special items like healing herbs or spirit stones for healing or temporary invincibility against enemies respectively. During fights against enemies or bosses, players can choose which characters will fight and allocate their abilities accordingly. Defeating enemies yields experience points that level up characters’ stats along with money used for purchasing items from shops throughout each level.

Yuu Yuu Hakusho Gaiden features several modes of play including Story Mode where players can enjoy the story of Yusuke’s adventures; Versus Mode where two players can compete against each other; Time Attack Mode where players have to finish levels within a certain time limit; Battle Mode where four players can fight against each other; Practice Mode where players can practice their skills; and Option Mode where they can change settings such as difficulty level or sound effects volume.

Overall Yuu Yuu Hakusho Gaiden was an ambitious game that managed to capture the spirit of its source material while offering an entertaining mix of action platforming gameplay with RPG elements that made it stand out from similar games at the time. It has since gained a cult following among fans of both the anime/manga series as well as retro gamers thanks to its unique blend of genres and challenging gameplay

Genesis - Mega Drive Fighting games